Baked Pesto Chicken

Pesto Chicken Bake, it sounds fancy doesn’t it? In reality this is one of the easiest recipes I have found on the web. It requires only 5 minutes prep and only 4 basic ingredients: chicken, basil pesto, mozzarella and fresh tomatoes.

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It is such a versatile dish, you can literally serve it with almost anything. Pasta, potatoes, salads or bread.

Baked Pesto Chicken

Course: MainCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Calories

462

kcal

4 Ingredient Pesto Chicken Bake is healthy, simple,delicious and requires just 5-minutes prep. Juicy chicken topped with fresh pesto, melty mozzarella and topped with vine ripened tomatoes.

Ingredients

  • 4 small Chicken Breasts

  • 1/2 cup Pesto

  • 2 small tomatoes

  • 4 slices Mozzarella

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350° F. Season chicken breasts liberally with salt and pepper.
  • Arrange chicken breasts onto a baking dish or rimmed baking sheet.
  • Use a spoon to cover chicken with pesto.
  • Top each chicken breast with 1 slice of mozzarella cheese and 2 sliced tomatoes.
  • Bake for 20- 30 minutes (time will vary depending on thickness of chicken), or until chicken is no longer pink in the center. Broil the chicken the final 2 minutes so that the cheese is bubbly and golden. Serve immediately.

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